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FALL FOOTBALL: ONE STUDY SHOWS “ENCOURAGING” RESULTS

Posted by Laura Troyano on

With the fall sports season coming to an end, what do we know about virus transmission? Many high schools and colleges went into this fall season full of uncertainty. Is it safe to play? Should we sit this season out?   As winter rolls in and the season comes to an end, researchers have begun to tackle the issue of whether, or to what degree, high school football influenced the spread of COVID-19.  In September, the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health surveyed 207 high schools participating in fall sports, representing over 30,000 student athletes. According to the...

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I Got My Hair Cut, Here's What I Wish My Salon Did

Posted by Laura Troyano on

Whether you own a salon or are going to one, sanitization is more important than ever. Let's get one thing straight: I'm not a germophobe. But with the spotlight on Coronavirus this year, I've been more aware than ever of the little things we do every day that spread germs, and with them, viruses and infections. One of those things was getting my hair cut. Since hair professionals are used to protecting against the spread of illnesses commonly contracted in salons, like Conjunctivitis (pink eye), lice, strep throat, and the common cold, I trusted that my experience would be a...

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Avoid coming down with the flu after your upward dog

Posted by Laura Troyano on

If you are a yogi, you may have spent the past few months feeling conflicted - your yoga YouTube videos are a fine substitution, but you miss the full studio experience. If you feel ready to take your practice back to the studio, or reopen your studio, there are ways to minimize your risk of picking up germs from your chaturanga. Studios all over the country are beginning to reopen their doors, but everyone seems eager to roll out new safety measures alongside their mats. CorePower Yoga, one of the US's most popular yoga studio chains, recently released its "Safe...

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A Clean House Today Takes On A Different Meaning Since The Pandemic

Posted by Donn Bennett on

In this COVID Era, people are still buying and selling homes. Some by choice and some not so lucky. Either way you are probably concerned that this is not a great time to list your home on the market.   Once the decision is made to sell your home, be assured your real estate company follows CDC  guidelines for cleaning and disinfecting your home. Including wiping down all frequently touched surfaces with disinfectant and some go out of their way to put out an array of cleaning products, so visitors can see and use them, such as hand sanitizer and disinfectant...

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What Youth Volleyball Coaches and Schools Are Doing To Protect Their Team

Posted by Laura Troyano on

Many of our youth are back on the court this volleyball season. Fortunately, few things help enforce social distancing quite as well as a net, but still, there are many other steps we need to take to keep our players safe. USA Volleyball recently released a statement recommending clubs and facilities adhere to stringent federal, state, and local guidelines before, during and after any volleyball activity. Here are our key takeaways: Before Activity Temperature checks for all participants. Disinfect the venue and all equipment. Ensure all participants (players and coaches) are symptom free before participating in any activities. Provide sufficient...

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